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PIKU : A Review

Shreya Vaidyanathan

    Piku – both the movie and its titular character Piku (Deepika Padukone) - is definitely a rare occurrence.     Piku is a strong, independent woman - she cooks and cleans, runs errands and is a practising architect who is radiant in each frame. But what makes her truly incredible is her...

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The Celluloid Ceiling: female representation on-screen

Shreya Vaidyanathan, Jerlyn Manohar

Fierce #8 Anyone who grew up feeding on comic thrillers would agree wholeheartedly that Ghostbusters was one of the best movies ever made in the genre. The much awaited sequel to the 1989 Ghostbusters movie was released internationally a few days back and opened to much criticism, ever since...

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November 8: The Spectacle that was!

Shreya Vaidyanathan, Jerlyn Manohar

For the last couple of weeks the date ‘8th of November’ has undoubtedly been something we all have heard recurrently. All around the world, major newspapers, media bodies, actors, musicians, politicians and of course the presidential candidates themselves have been looking at the calendar with...

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Diffidence

Diffidence and Diligence?

Shreya Vaidyanathan

Fierce #6               We would have all experienced this in class. Remember that time when your professor asked a trivial (yet tricky) question that most of us could have definitely attempted answering, yet, only that one outspoken girl or guy responded? Following this, your...

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Toefl

On preparing for the TOEFL

Shreya Vaidyanathan

TOEFL could well be regarded as a mandatory exam for all students who apply for education abroad (mainly in the US). As the full form of the abbreviation suggests, it is a test that determines the ability of the test taker’s fluency and grasp over the English language. That being said, it covers...

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